The e-truck that looks like a cross between a modified camper and a pumpkin

An electric trike goes for a scenic run on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Luminaria’s annual New Orleans festival, celebrating outdoor art, music and culture. So far, the e-truck revolution has only involved makers…

The e-truck that looks like a cross between a modified camper and a pumpkin

An electric trike goes for a scenic run on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Luminaria’s annual New Orleans festival, celebrating outdoor art, music and culture.

So far, the e-truck revolution has only involved makers of ugly electric vehicle concepts. It’s no coincidence that the main place for Parisian electric trucks is fine art festivals.

Now a French company is going further, literally. This week, Rivian unveiled what it’s calling the “Superpod,” an electric truck that’s supposed to look like a cross between a customized truck bed and a pumpkin. The Superpod is a little … jacked up.

The Superpod, a diesel-electric truck concept inspired by the Supercharger, Rivian’s standalone system for EV charging at home and roadside, is seen during the Immersion technology exhibition at Paris Mecanique on Dec. 6, 2018. (Vincent Kessler/Reuters)

An electric trike going for a scenic run on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Luminaria’s annual New Orleans festival, celebrating outdoor art, music and culture. (Les Contre la Cité/Claude Nols/AP)

The Superpod concept car, one of the most exciting electric vehicle concepts to arrive at Paris’ Mecanique Immersion, shows off autonomous capabilities and an electro-rodent defense system at the Paris auto show on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

And of course there’s that.

An electric trike going for a scenic run on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Luminaria’s annual New Orleans festival, celebrating outdoor art, music and culture. (Les Contre la Cité/Claude Nols/AP)

A self-driving electric trike is towed along Highway 693 in the desert north of Bakersfield, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. The California Department of Motor Vehicles says it believes autonomous vehicles can be both attractive and safe to drivers and pedestrians. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

What does a forklift on wheels have to do with the earth?

And while you’re posing for photos with the Superpod, check out the Ventazzero, which comes with a wall charger in the bed. That just means the Superpod will do just fine without its almost nonexistent rear end.

… So for all you boys and girls who were around in 1949 who didn’t know that you could plug your vehicle in from a wall to a wall and still be functioning, here’s your opportunity.

… Again.

Ears up, boys and girls, listen up.

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